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CORPUS CHRISTI (Covering Katy News) - The Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas held its annual Professional Development Conference, July 29-August 2, 2019 in Corpus Christi. Cinco Ranch High School Principal James Cross and Career and Technical Education Chair/FFA advisor Joh…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees will hold a work study meeting on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 during which time a public hearing will be held on the 2019 - 2020 proposed budget and tax rate. The closed meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the boardr…

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WASHINGTON (Covering Katy News) — Five exemplary Houston-area students, including one from Katy and one from Missouri City, have just returned home from the 2019 Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., where they had the opportunity to connect with peers from around the country and meet …

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KATY/HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Two new schools opened in Katy Wednesday morning. Olga Leonard Elementary opened its doors in the northwest region of the district in a subdivision off Morton Ranch Road, and Joe Adams Junior High School opened in Fulshear's Cross Creek Ranch subdivision. 

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - The ability to smash a car window or quickly cut a seatbelt can be the difference between life and death for adults involved in car accidents, or children who are trapped in hot vehicles. Now, thanks to a donation from Houston Community College, the Katy F…

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News)—Compassion Katy is again providing backpacks, school supplies, and other resources Saturday to students attending Katy Independent School District Title 1 elementary schools. Title 1 schools are the campuses with the highest student concentrations of poverty. 

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – As part of House Bill (HB) 3 which was passed by the 86th Texas Legislature and signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott, Katy Independent School District will transition from half-day to full-day pre-kindergarten (pre-k) for eligible students beginning with the 20…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Morton Ranch High School Principal Julie Hinson is the Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers Association of Texas Outstanding Principal of the Year. Principal Hinson will be accepting her award at the Association’s 56th Annual Awards Program, on Thursday July 25, …

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KATY/FULSHEAR (Covering Katy News) - It’s not too late to submit a recommended name for Katy ISD’s newest high school, located at 27500 Fulshear Bend Drive in the Cross Creek Ranch subdivision. Deadline for submission is Tuesday, July 30.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – West Memorial Elementary wildcats will be starting the 2019-20 school year with a new principal. Today, Katy ISD Superintendent Ken Gregorski appointed Rebecca Marron as the new principal for WME.

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Aristoi Classical Academy is announcing its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the current income eligibility guidelines. Each campus has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request.Starting on …

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – As one of the fastest growing school districts in the nation, this year Katy Independent School District will be welcoming more than 81,000 students on Wednesday, August 14 for the 2019-20 school year.  Before the school bell rings, the district encourages parents…

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KATY (Covering Katy News)  – Because every meal counts for students, prior to the start of the 2019-20 school year, the Katy Independent School District Food and Nutrition Department encourages all families to review the free/reduced meal income eligibility guidelines as well as the charge p…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Area Retired Educators will host a Spirit Night scholarship fundraiser at Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant, 24600 Katy Freeway, Katy, 77493, on Tuesday, July 30 from 5 to 10 p.m.  Abuelo’s will donate a portion of the sales to benefit the KARE Scholarship Fund.

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KATY/VICTORIA (Covering Katy News) – Katy area residents who already have a bachelor’s degree in another field but have always wanted to be a teacher now have an option to make that dream a reality through the updated online VOICE program at the University of Houston-Victoria. UHV has a camp…

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SUGAR LAND (Covering Katy News) – The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center will offer free back-to-school immunizations to Fort Bend children on Wednesday, July 31. Children from 6 to 18 years old will be provided with the vaccinations.

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HOUSTON (July 1, 2019) –Houston Community College (HCC) builds on its reputation in construction education when its Minority Business Development Agency  hosts the Fifth Annual Salute to Minorities in Construction luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at The Junior League of Houston, 181…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) –  The Katy Independent School District Superintendent Ken Gregorski appointed Paul Moussavi as the new principal of Beckendorff Junior High.  Mr. Moussavi’s possesses 19 years of experience in public education, which include roles as principal, assistant principal …

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – All Katy ISD employees will receive an approximate six percent pay increase this coming school year. Teachers and instructional paraprofessionals will have the opportunity to earn up to eight percent according to the school distrit.

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KATY (Coveirng Katy News) – The Katy Independent School District was recently identified by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best Employers in Texas.  In fact, it was the only school district in Texas to be included in the list of top 25 employers.

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Royal Independent School District sudent Epiphany Wilson recently received the Texas Student Hero Award from the State Board of Education.

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KATY (Covering Katy New) – With a nationwide shortage of bus drivers, the demand for field-trip drivers is at an all-time high. To combat this problem, Katy Independent School District is inviting parents, grandparents, and guardians of district students to apply to become a BDP – Bus Drivin…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy School Board was presented with attendance boundary modification options Monday night as construction is underway for Elementary 43 and High School 9, two new schools being funded from the 2017 voter-approved bond program.

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KATY (Covering Katy News)  – Katy Independent School District is now accepting nominations for the naming of High School 9 which is located at 27500 Fulshear Bend Drive in the Cross Creek Ranch subdivision.  This high school will provide relief to neighboring campuses and communities that ar…

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KATY (Covering Katy) – What better way for Katy Independent School District to end the 2018-19 school year!  Out of its 65 campuses, Katy ISD is proud to announce that 24 of its schools were named a Texas Honor Roll School by the Educational Results Partnership.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – It’s never too early, nor too late, to prepare for college and jump-start a career plan.  This summer Katy Independent School District is offering a College & Career Lab to interested Katy ISD students, families and community members.  The lab will provide ext…

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KATY/FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded $72,500 in scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year to 28 Houston area students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program and one is from Seven Lakes High School in …

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) — No one was more surprised when Beatrice Lillie walked the stage of Houston Community College’s Commencement Ceremony than Lillie herself. The 80-year-old received her associate degree in business management late last month at NRG Stadium.

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KATY (Covering Katy News)—A program at Morton Ranch High School aims to put to rest the old cliché snitches get stitches with a program called restorative practices. Fights were a fairly common occurrence in the past and now they’re nearly non-existent.

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KATY/VICTORIA (Covering Katy News) – A national Master of Business Administration website recently included one of the UHV School of Business Administration’s graduate programs in its list of the best programs in Texas based on affordability, support services and the quality of the classes.M…

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SUGAR LAND (Covering Katy News) – Fort Bend ISD is searching for new Pre-Kindergarten teachers and paraprofessionals to join the District.  A recruiting event will be held Friday, June 7, 2019.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy ISD High School 9 opens in the fall of 2020 in Fulshear’s Cross Creek Ranch subdivision and the principal will be Dr. Ethan Crowell. His nomination to the position was approved by the school board at Monday’s meeting. Crowell was previously the principal at B…

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees meets Monday night and among the issues on the agenda is naming the principal for High School 9 which is currently under construction in the Cross Creek Ranch subdivision in Fulshear.